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Welcome to the Media Centre for South Western Sydney Local Health District. Here, you can find all the latest news from the District as well as newsletters, videos and publications.  

The District's Media and Communications Unit provides a 24-hour service for journalists. We can help you with:

  • Enquiries about SWSLHD and the facilities and services we offer
     
  • General enquiries about health care and specific health conditions
     
  • Finding experts to speak to on a wide range of health care issues
     
  • Filming and photography in our hospitals and facilities

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Nursing and midwifery graduates have us in safe hands


More than 130 registered nurses and midwives will begin their careers across South Western Sydney Local Health District as part of the 2017 Transition to Practice program (TPP). More...

Closing the Gap in health equality


South Western Sydney Local Health District's (SWSLHD) commitment to closing the gap continues with a pledge of an additional $1.2 million to the Integrated Team Care (ITC) program which improves access to chronic disease services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. More...

Precautionary advice amid rise in Cryptosporidosis


The South Western Sydney Local Health District Public Health Unit is advising people who have had diarrhoea not to swim in pools until at least two weeks after they have fully recovered following an increase in the number of cases of cryptosporidiosis notified to the Public Health Unit. More...

Closing the Gap in health equality


South Western Sydney Local Health District's (SWSLHD) commitment to closing the gap continues with a pledge of an additional $1.2 million to the Integrated Team Care (ITC) program which improves access to chronic disease services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. More...

Suez Resource Recovery Park fire at Muir Rd Chullora


South western Sydney residents are being advised to take precautionary measures as the clean-up of a fire at Suez Resource Recovery Park, on Muir Rd in Chullora commences. More...

Liverpool Hospital Surgeon paves the way for International Women's Day



Since 1998 Dr Valerie Malka has helped save many lives and also broken down barriers for women in the process by achieving a number of great things in medicine and surgery. More...

24 hour paediatric services now at Fairfield Hospital

Fairfield’s youth can now access after-hours paediatric treatment closer to home with the newly enhanced 24 hour paediatric service at Fairfield Hospital. More...

Diabetes patients support each other through new group

A new peer support initiative in the Wollondilly Shire is supporting diabetes patients by improving their wellbeing, self-management and helping them to connect with the right health services at the Wollondilly Community Health Centre and Campbelltown Hospital. More...

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